Naing Ko Ko

For Naing Ko Ko's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nov 2, 2011

Myanmar's new guardian?

Myanmar’s one-time military generals, who have miraculously transformed themselves into benign politicians, really do seem to be taking remarkable steps to restructure both the domestic and foreign policy of that fragile nation. U Thein Sein’s new administration recently released approximately 208 out of the ...

Jul 7, 2011

Rethinking Japan's Myanmar policy

An historic meeting June 29 between parliamentary Vice Foreign Minister Makiko Kikuta and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon highlights Japan’s increasing willingness to look beyond its self-interest and promote democracy in the region. Kikuta is the first high-level Japanese envoy to meet ...